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How Rush Translation Can Save Your Study Abroad Application

Posted on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 under Academics, International Students, Student Life, Study Abroad, Translation

girl sitting with her passport in her back pocket

Whether you’re studying abroad as part of a program at your home institution or you’re seeking to become a resident abroad, you’re most likely concerned about meeting various deadlines for visas, recommendations and applications. An important part of your application will almost certainly be a translation of your transcripts and diplomas, which you must obtain and submit by the deadline.

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How to Improve Your English in College

Posted on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 under International Students, Living in the US, On Campus

international students hanging out with US students in a park

To really get the most out of your experience as a US college student, you will need more than just the minimum English language skills. Luckily, your university offers lots of opportunities to improve your English skills

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3 Ways Lecture Transcription Benefits International Students

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 under Blog, College Classes, International Students, Learning English

transcribing college lectures

One of the biggest hurdles international students who choose to study in the US have to overcome is the language barrier. Fortunately, there is a tool that these students can utilize in order to ensure they are getting the most out of their educational experience: lecture transcription.

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How International Students Can Study Abroad, Too

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 under International Students, Living in the US, Study Abroad

international students abroad

Studying abroad is a popular choice for US college students, but many international students forget that they have this option, too. Just because you’ve already traveled overseas to study in the US doesn’t mean you can’t check out another country for a semester or even a year on a study abroad program.

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Top Tips for Students Preparing to Study Abroad

Posted on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 under International Students, Study Abroad, Travel

study abroad student waiting for the train

Studying abroad can be an exciting opportunity, but it’s not something that should be taken lightly. By preparing ahead of time, you can rest easy and enjoy a fun (and safe!) trip.

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5 Employment Skills You Gain from Studying Abroad

Posted on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 under International Students, Jobs, Study Abroad

college student reading

See exactly how studying abroad can benefit you and your future job search.

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Challenges You’ll Face While Studying Abroad

Posted on Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 under International Students, Moving, Starting College, Student Life, Study Abroad

study abroad student challenges

Here are some of the most common issues faced by students abroad, and how to overcome them.

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Prepping for the IELTS with Paper

Posted on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 under Academics, International Students, Testing

girl taking a practice IETLS test with pen and paper

The IELTS is not a computer-based test, which means one of the best ways to prep for it is the practice writing on paper.

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Practice Makes Perfect: Tips for Improving Your IELTS Score

Posted on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 under Applying to College, International Students, Testing

two English language learners in a library

Whether starting a new job, enrolling in an academic program, or relocating to a new country, your reason for taking the IELTS exam can serve as great motivation. And while the the IELTS exam is intensive, there are plenty of ways you can boost your IELTS scores to pass the test with flying colors.

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The Benefits of Community College for International Students

Posted on Monday, August 14th, 2017 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, International Students, Learning English, Living in the US, Paying for College

exploring colleges online

Less expensive tuition, relaxed English proficiency requirements and the ability to easily transfer to another school convince many international students to attend a US community college.

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3 Budgeting Tips for International Grad Students

Posted on Monday, July 24th, 2017 under Graduate School, International Students, Money, Paying for College

international currency for international graduate students

Going to grad school in the US as an international student can be an exciting and rewarding experience. But if you’re not prepared for the the financial burden of graduate school, it could keep you from being able to complete your studies.

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How to Prepare for a High School Exchange Program

Posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 under High School, International Students, Study Abroad

high school exchange student enjoying a train ride through their host country

Whether you are leaving the US or coming to this country through a high school exchange program, you can benefit from learning about the process before you commit to it. After all, you are about to leave your home for up to a year – there is a lot to think about first!

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5 Best Cities for International Students

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 under Blog, Choosing a College, International Students, Student Life, Travel

studying abroad in Paris, France

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to go? Check out which cities made the top five for international students and why.

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Ways for Students to Earn Money While Studying Abroad

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017 under International Students, Internships, Jobs, Money, Paying for College, Uncategorized

wallet with euros inside

University life abroad can be fun if you learn to juggle your responsibilities efficiently. Getting a part-time job or an internship is an excellent way to earn some extra cash and manage your expenses while studying in another country.

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How to Find the Best Off-Campus Apartments Abroad

Posted on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 under International Students, Moving, Student Housing, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

study abroad living space

Planning on studying abroad in Europe? There are bound to be tons of things you’re going to want to do on this once in a lifetime opportunity! But whether you’re skydiving above the Swiss Alps or combing through a farmer’s market in Italy, you’ll always want to have a nice place that you can come home to.

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